A strong and resilient nonprofit sector is essential to the work of the Altman Foundation and to our colleague funders, both private and public. We are only as good as our grantees. In this overarching program area, the Foundation provides support to achieve the results aligned with the objectives outlined below. Please note that the "Results Sought" reflect the specific outcomes of interest to us.

The Foundation provides support to achieve the following:

Results Sought:

  1. Significantly enhance the ability of key umbrella organizations to help their member or constituent agencies address critical community issues in the Foundation's areas of interest
  2. Measurably improve organizational effectiveness or program quality of community-based or other organizations working in the Foundation's areas of interest
Grants 2024

Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To provide direct assistance, information and training to low-income, vulnerable New York City families who are trying to obtain the support and services their children need to succeed in school

Hester Street Collaborative, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To help support strategic plan development and implementation

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
$300,000 (over three years)
For organizing, technical assistance, training, rapid response, public education, and policy advocacy to advance and protect immigrants, asylum seekers, and the community organizations that serve them

Red Hook Initiative
$130,000 (over two years)
To provide capacity building support